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Please join Bike Walk Baldwin Saturday March 30, 2019 as we celebrate the 13th annual April Fools Ride!  Featuring a variety of routes, climb and fun, there is a great ride option for everyone!  This year, choose from scenic 31, 63, and 80 mile routes and enjoy breakfast, 4 fully provisioned rest stops and SAG support. For this year’s after ride meal, each rider will receive a $5 Milly Money lunch voucher to use in downtown Milledgeville and choose from many great restaurants! Just come back to registration to claim or purchase your Milly Money and enjoy some good Milledgeville eats…are you ready to ride???

Registration ride pricing includes ride t-shirt, light breakfast, SAG and a $5 Milly Money lunch voucher: $30 for Friends of Bike Walk Baldwin* & students, $40 for all others.
*Become a Friend of Bike Walk Baldwin by offering an annual show of support.  Your minimum donation of $25 gets a $10 discount off any two Bike Walk Baldwin events.  You may donate at registration via PayPal or cash/ check.  We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization; all donations are 100% tax-deductible.

Online Registration is now closed.  Onsite registration will open on Saturday morning at 7:30AM.  Please bring cash or a check as we will not have a way to process credit cards.

 

Ride Day Information

Registration: Registration opens at 7:30am, location is:
Cogentes
286 Jones Drive
Milledgeville, GA 31062
Google Map Coordinates: 33.0536633,-83.2255296,17z

Parking: You will be entering the Central State Hospital Campus to get to AFR
registration area; Cogentes is the same site we use regularly. Parking is allowed on the
shoulders of Jones Drive and along the pecan grove; there will be help to guide vehicles
to designated parking areas. The CSH campus has many unsafe buildings and
structures throughout the campus and is patrolled by Dynamic Security for
restricting trespassing. Please refrain from exploring the grounds and buildings
where trespassing warnings are posted; it is a felony offense to enter any of these
unsafe areas.

7:30am/ Registration: Riders will be checked in as either pre-registered (those
registering online before midnight Sunday March 17) and those registering that
morning (late registration). Pre-registered riders will get a ticket for their $5 Milly
Money Voucher to redeem after the ride, as well as a ride T. All others will get a ticket
for a $5 Milly Money Voucher to redeem after the ride. No extra ride Ts will be available
for sale; however, riders may purchase as many extra Milly Money Vouchers as they like.
Cue sheets for all routes including SAG contact number will be available. A Ride
Waiver must be signed and all riders must wear helmets.

8:45am/ Pre-ride meeting: Riders will line up at the corner of Jones Drive and Broad
Street for last minute instructions including signing, road markings, etc.

9am/ Ride Start: The Milledgeville Police Department will escort the group at a SLOW/
10mph pace through downtown and across the Hwy 49W/ Hwy 441 S bypass; riders
then head up Hwy 49W towards the Blandy Road right turn. There will be law
enforcement support on both points of Hwy 22W and the Pettigrew Road/ Hwy 49W left
turn.

2019 AFR route options:

Routes
31 Mile Cue Sheets
63 Mile Cue Sheets
80 Mile Cue Sheets

 

*Learn more about the Friends of Bike Walk Baldwin donor program or donate now.

Nearby Hotels:

La Quinta Inns & Suites

Hampton Inn & Suites, Milledgeville GA

Blue Goose on Main (Premier Partner Bike Hostel)

Holiday Inn Express, Milledgeville GA

Comfort Suites, Milledgeville GA

America’s Best Value Inn, Milledgeville GA

Quality Inn, Milledgeville GA

Fairfield Inn & Suites, Milledgeville GA

Bed & Breakfasts:

Antebellum Inn, Milledgeville GA

SoHo Lofts

Milly Money Participating Restaurants & Businesses

Milly Money Participants

Downtown Milledgeville Downloadable Map & Directory